Position:
Quantity Surveyor Apprentice
Employment Type:
Apprenticeship
Salary:
£5/per hour
Location:
Yeadon Way
Blackpool
FY1 6BF
Closing Date:
04/12/2019 23:59

Summary

  Calico has a unique opportunity for a candidate living in the Blackpool area to support our award winning Shared Apprenticeship Scheme (Constructing the Future).   Working with a reputable and established contractor, the successful candidate will become part of a thriving growing team and gain various knowledge and skills to enable them to progress … Continued


Description

 

Calico has a unique opportunity for a candidate living in the Blackpool area to support our award winning Shared Apprenticeship Scheme (Constructing the Future).

 

Working with a reputable and established contractor, the successful candidate will become part of a thriving growing team and gain various knowledge and skills to enable them to progress with their career.  You will be initially based at a site in Blackpool working with qualified and experienced project managers and quantity surveyors while undertaking a two -year training programme working towards NVQ Construction Contracting Operations Level 3 Framework. The position is for an individual who is looking to progress within the construction industry to move into senior management or higher level qualifications.

 

Tasks to include:-

  • Supporting with the organisation of a busy construction site and ensuring that its many elements run on time
  • Procuring and placement of orders for plant, materials and subcontractors and the taking off of quantities.
  • Cost forecasting
  • Submitting early warnings and compensation events to clients.
  • Attendance in client progress meetings and subcontractor pre start meetings.
  • A variety of office and site based work
  • Using office equipment and systems such as databases
  • One day a week training at a local college undertaking the Construction and Contracting Operations Apprenticeship Level 3

 

The ideal candidate will have-

 

  • Good practical skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to liaise with staff at all levels
  • Reliability and Punctuality
  • Good initiative and a proactive attitude
  • Ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Good level of numeracy and literacy
  • An understanding of the expectation that there will be an involvement with general site work as well as QS duties.
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment and passion towards own training and development
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good IT skills
  • Must be 18+

 

Applicants should have:-

5 GCSEs or above including Maths and English at grade C (or 5) and above

Driving licence preferred or willing to work towards

 

How to apply: Please email your CV and a covering letter to CTF-apps@calico.org.uk


How To Apply

Please see advert for more information.



Constructing the Future - A Calico Group Service
Constructing the Future (CtF) was established in July 2010 by Lancashire Housing Partnership, Regenerate Pennine Lancashire and CITB to develop careers in the construction sector.

Telephone: 01282 686300


Email: careers@calico.org.uk